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March 2010

King’s Production Company, popularly known as Mega Cola Factory at Shell New Road, in the Eastend of Freetown, has been stormed by angry sacked workers whose services were terminated by management of the company for

Sierra Leone’s ailing health sector has been compounded by the strike action of Doctors and Nurses of the two major referrals, Connaught and Princess Christian Maternity Hospitals in Freetown for improved conditions of service. Almost all

Over seventy houses were recently demolished at Medina, Benguema Village in the Western Area Rural District. Affected residents accused soldiers from the Benguema Military Barracks of carrying out the demolition exercise. They said the exercise was

Parliament has on Wednesday approved Stephen Aiah Mattia’s nomination to serve as National Electoral Commissioner Eastern Region. Mr. Mattia got a majority vote on Wednesday despite some reservations by the opposition SLPP members of the house.

The British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has in a letter dated 26th March 2010, and directly addressed to President Ernest Bai Koroma, expressed his country’s  full commitment to supporting the Government of Sierra Leone in

His Excellency Ambassador Bockari K. Stevens today received in audience at his office the Mayor of Kenema City Council and his entourage, His Worship Brima Kargbo. After brief welcoming remarks, the Mayor, who is visiting

The general public is hereby informed that a coalition of technical workers, including doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists and laboratory technicians, have instituted strike action in government hospitals especially in the western area and are withholding

Nicholas (Nico) Buigar - MTN Project Fame 1st runner-up, set Ghana’s music industry ablaze on his whirlwind one week, singing and recording tour. (Photo: A Scene from the upcoming video single of Words) Launching his music

The European Union (EU) Food Facility in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today donated office equipment worth US$9,500 (Le 38 million) to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security. This

The amazing form of Argentine enfant terrible and World Footballer, Lionel Messi is sending jitters down the spine of many Nigerians who fear that the little man could wreak havoc on the Eagles when they

Abdul Tejan-Cole, Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Commission of Sierra Leone indeed has admirers not only within the fourth estate but in all walks of life in Sierra Leone; many of whom are not acting

Keynote address delivered by His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bair Koroma at the launching ceremony of Sierra Leone’s first EITI report, Miatta Conference Center on Thursday 25 March, 2010 Mr. Chairman, Cabinet Ministers, Honourable Members

As a child I grew up in the Eastern part of Freetown, I started playing football for my area team called F.C. 102 Mandela. I was motivated by a lot of people, especially the team

Obtala Resources PLC, in collaboration with the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Political Affairs, last Thursday launched a community mining scheme in Kono with a focus on how youths can be employed in their various

As a court reporter, I took pleasure in listening to the plea mitigation (the last word by the accused before judgement is passed) and the comment by the bench before judgement is pronounced on any